Come Holy Ghost, my soul inspire, This one great gift

Come Holy Ghost, my soul inspire, This one great gift

Author: A. Nettleton
Published in 39 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Come, Holy Ghost, my soul inspire;
This one great gift impart—
What most I need, and most desire,
A humble, holy heart.

2 Bear witness that I'm born again,
My many sins forgiven:
Nor let a gloomy doubt remain
To cloud my hope of heav'n.

3 More of myself grant I may know,
From sin's deceit be free,
In all the Christian graces grow,
And live alone to Thee.

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #35

Author: A. Nettleton

Nettleton, Asahel, D.D., a well-known Connecticut evangelist, was born at North Killingworth, Connecticut, April 21, 1783, and educated at Yale College, graduating in 1809. In 1811 he was licenced to preach, receiving ordination in 1817. He never settled as a pastor with any congregation, but preached in Western Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York; in Virginia, 1827-28; and also in Great Britain in 1831. He died in 1843. His Memoirs, Sermons and Remains were published in 1844. Dr. Hatfield ascribes to him a hymn:— "Come, Holy Ghost, my soul inspire— This one great gift impart;" apparently on no other ground than that it appeared anonymously (as did many others) in his Village Hymns, in 1824, and has been trac… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come Holy Ghost, my soul inspire, This one great gift
Author: A. Nettleton
Copyright: Public Domain

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MEAR


CORINTH (Mason)


MANOAH (Greatorex)

MANOAH was first published in Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1851). This anthology (later editions had alternate titles) contained one of the best tune collections of its era and included thirty-seven original compositions and arrangements by compiler Greatorex as well as m…

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A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d81

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #650

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d140

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Christian Endeavor Hymns #35

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Church Melodies #828

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Evangelical Hymns #288

Gems of Sacred Song #d25

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #189

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #189

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #280

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #328

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Laudes Domini #423

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Laudes Domini #819

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Laudes Domini #215

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #879

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d79

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b804

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #804

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Songs for the Sanctuary #804

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Songs for the Sanctuary #804

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Songs for the Sanctuary #804

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #804

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #804

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Songs of the Church #952

Songs of the Savior's Love #d30

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The Academic Hymnal #231

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The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs #364

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #556

The Church Hymn Book #d80

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d138

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #207

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d103

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The New Laudes Domini #538

Village Hymns #d92

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #284

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #284

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #284

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